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Stories From May 2010

May 30, 2010

Easley Grievance Dismissed

Chancellor Randy Woodson announced today that the grievance filed by former employee Mary Easley last summer has been dismissed. Notification of that dismissal was sent to Mrs. Easley last Friday and the university received notification […] 

May 29, 2010

NC State To Hold Tabletop Crisis Drill June 3

On Thursday, June 3, North Carolina State University will test its emergency response capabilities with a crisis drill. The planned exercise, involving a computer system failure, will be a tabletop drill and does not include […] 

May 28, 2010

NC State Part of New DOE Hub

NC State received news Friday that it is part of a team that will receive critical Department of Energy funding to support nuclear energy research. 

May 28, 2010

NC State Part of New DOE Hub

North Carolina State University received news Friday that it is part of a team that will receive critical Department of Energy funding to support nuclear energy research.  The team, led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will […] 

May 27, 2010

NC State To Develop Next Generation HazMat Boots

The rubber boots that emergency personnel wear when responding to situations where hazardous materials (HazMat) are present may be functional, but they’re not very comfortable. New research coming out of North Carolina State University hopes […] 

May 27, 2010

OMG! Predicting the Path of an Oil Spill

It’s not what you’re thinking: in this case OMG stands for Ocean Modeling Group. The group is led by Dr. Ruoying He and if you want to know the latest on where the oil from […] 

May 27, 2010

The Journey Home

This summer, NC State junior and Caldwell Fellow Saul Flores will walk and hitchhike from Ecuador to his home in Charlotte, N.C. - an 11-country, 4,558-mile journey on which he hopes to raise money for an impoverished school in Mexico while increasing the overall awareness of the struggles of people in the region. 

May 26, 2010

Insurance for College-Age Children

The State Health Plan has some advice for parents who’ve been insuring college-age sons and daughters: Keep those newly minted graduates on your insurance a little longer. 

May 26, 2010

Segway Safari

Want to really get to know NC State? Tour our campus via Segway, on the only tour of its kind offered at any university in the state. 

May 26, 2010

Are You Ready for Some Football Ads?

With football season three months away, a creative team is tackling NC State’s next halftime ad. Give your two cents' worth on "Red means go" and "We all go to NC State" - or suggest a new theme.